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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

  1. Dec. 12, 2017Waterloo Chemists develop batteries to triple the range of electric vehiclesElectric car being charged.

    New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

    The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity.

  2. Nov. 27, 2017Waterloo Chemistry’s flipped lab: a new model for hands-on learningJulie Goll.

    Julie Goll admits traditional chemistry labs can fall short of preparing students to work independently in the lab.

  3. Nov. 3, 2017Not just making Tylenol anymore: Undergrad labs expose students to the cutting edge of chemistryQuantum nanodots experimental results showing the colour of the dots versus time of reaction.

    By Dr. Rick Marta
    Chemistry Instructor, University of Waterloo

    At the University of Waterloo, we are constantly upgrading our undergraduate chemistry labs to keep pace with today’s technology. This isn’t just a matter of honing professional skills. I believe that students genuinely enjoy learning about the science that shapes their everyday lives.

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  1. Jan. 18, 2018M.Sc. Thesis Defence - Johnathan Steffen

    "Towards a new implementation of 'MREOM-CC', with application to MO+ dimers (M-V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni)"

    Location:     C2-361
    Supervisor:  S. Hopkins/M. Nooijen

  2. Jan. 18, 20183MT Coaching Panel & Bootcamp Part 1

    The 3MT coaching sessions this year held on January 18th and 25th. Participants may chose to attend:

    • Panel discussion - Jan. 18th (from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm)
    • 3MT Bootcamp -Jan.18th (from 2:40 to 3:30 pm) AND Jan. 25th (from 12:00 to 2:00 pm)
      *participants must come to both sessions
    • Panel discussion & 3MT Bootcamp (Jan. 18th& Jan 25th)

  3. Jan. 18, 2018M.Sc. Thesis Defence - Adrian Delgado

    "Cage-like Proteins as Bioink Components for 3D Bioprinting"

    Location:     C2-361
    Supervisor:  J. Honek

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